North Dakota

Welcome to TACA North Dakota

TACA's North Dakota chapter is one of 29 TACA chapters across the country. TACA ND hosts meetings, events and coffee talks throughout the year. All parents, caregivers and professionals are welcome to attend. TACA hosts educational speakers on important topics and allows parents and caregivers to connect with one another to stay informed on the latest information in the autism world.

TACA North Dakota offers a Lending Library at Meetings. All first time attendees receive TACA's Autism Journey Guide to keep as a resource at no charge.

Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers from throughout the Red River Valley are encouraged to meet up at the next TACA event. Please check back for updates.

Coordinators: Contact Janice Kern and Jalene Suda.
Child care: Sorry, we are unable to offer childcare at this time.
Equal Participation: Please contact TACA if you will require an accommodation to participate.
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May 8, 2017 The Role of Enzymes in Autism, Food Intolerances and Gut Issues
Speaker: Dr. Devin Houston

This informational presentation will cover the role of enzymes in digestion as many individuals living with autism have issues with food intolerance, digestion and their gastrointestinal systems in general. Dr. Houston will be addressing these issues and the role high quality enzymes play in the microbiome and well-functioning gut. This informational presentation is parents, professionals, family members and anyone wanting to learn more about enzymes, digestion and autism.
All attendees new to TACA will receive the Autism Journey Guide (yours to keep as a resource).
Attendees who have submitted an RSVP will receive a TACA branded supplement organizer. This will help you get started with adding Enzymes to your child’s diet.

An RSVP is requested for this event. Please RSVP here.

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Location: The Ember
8 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND 58203
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Dr. Devin Houston, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Houston Enzymes. Dr. Houston obtained his doctorate in biochemistry from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. His graduate work focused on enzyme discovery and subsequent research at University of Virginia and Saint Louis University focused on enzyme mechanisms involved in cellular communication. Dr. Houston followed his academic career with several years of research and development in enzyme manufacturing with special focus on the digestive needs of those with autism. His company, Houston Enzymes, provides a variety of targeted enzyme products for digestive support.

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Email lists are a great way to stay connected between meetings. You can subscribe, read emails and ask questions all related to autism. These lists connect you to other parents like you!

Here is how to connect:

Step 1 - Get a Yahoo! user ID and password

Step 2 - Search for groups in your area. Here are some groups we like:

Step 3 - Click on “Join This Group”

Step 4 - Set your account to “Individual Emails,” “Daily Digest” or “Web Only.”  GFCFkids is not affiliated with TACA.

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